Arne Tauber

Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

Secure Applications, A-SIT

Arne joined IAIK in 2003. He is Secretary General of A-SIT and the director of the E-Government Innovation Center (EGIZ). Arne holds a PhD in Telecommunication and Informatics from Graz University of Technology and is currently working in the field of IT security supporting the Austrian eGovernment initiative. He manages the A-SIT team at IAIK.
Arne Tauber


My area of interest and research specialities are IT security with focus on topics around the eIDAS regulation, especially on identity management, electronic signatures, mobile and cloud security, certified electronic mail and eGovernment. I contributed to several related European projects, like:

  • POTENTIAL, a DEP project implementing national EUDI wallets and further developing the eIDAS2 Architecture Reference Framework.
  • mGov4EU, an EU H2020 project developing technologies for cross-border use of mobile first approaches in the context of eIDAS and the SDGR
  • KRAKEN, an EU H2020 project developing a trusted and secure personal data platform using SSI and proxy-reencryption technologies
  • CREDENTIAL, an EU research project on innovative cloud-based services for storing, managing, and sharing digital identity information
  • the following CEF projects
    • EBSI4Austria on setting up an EBSI node in Austria and piloting the diploma use-case
    • SEMPER on enhancing eIDAS with electronic mandates
    • eID4U on using eID in universities
  • STORK and STORK 2.0, the EU Large Scale Pilots on eID federation where I was pilot-leader of the e-Delivery pilot
  • eSENS, the EU Large Scale Pilot on Building Block consolidation
  • SPOCS, the EU Large Scale Pilot on the services directive



  • Member of the ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 (IT Security techniques) national standardization committee (Austrian Standards Institute)
  • Member in several national e-Government working groups

Received Awards and Prizes

2012 – “Award of Excellence” for best Ph.D. thesis from the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research

2012 – IEEE CCIS Best paper award


Mobile-Only Solution for Server-Based Qualified Electronic Signatures

Theuermann K., Tauber A., Lenz T.
ICC 2019 - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), 2019 IEEE International Conference on Communications

Flexible und benutzerfreundliche Authentifizierungsverfahren zur Umsetzung transaktionaler E-Government-Services auf mobilen Geräten

Theuermann K., Zefferer T., Lenz T., Tauber A.
Handbuch E-Government, Technikinduzierte Verwaltungsentwicklung, 1-30

Fortgeschrittene PDF Signaturen mit PAdES

Fitzek A., Maierhofer C., Tauber A., Zwattendorfer B.
eGovernment review, 16-17

Identitätsmanagement in Österreich mit MOA-ID 2.0

Lenz T., Zwattendorfer B., Stranacher K., Tauber A.
eGovernment review, Vol. 13, 18-19

Secure single sign-on authentication using eIDs across public clouds

Zwattendorfer B., Tauber A.
International journal of Internet technology and secured transactions, Vol. 5(4), 291-306

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